A Folsom Lake College student remains in custody his bail set at $1 million after his arrest Thursday for bringing a loaded handgun onto campus, college officials said.
David Ming Lee, 21, was arrested in the late afternoon after campus police found him carrying a loaded handgun as he returned to his car, said Scott Crow, a campus spokesman.
A subsequent search of Lee's residence turned up an assault rifle and large capacity magazines.
Lee is facing four felony weapons counts and one misdemeanor count. It's not immediately clear why the weapons and munitions at his home resulted in charges.
There is no evidence that Lee had any immediate plans to use the weapons or that he was an imminent threat to the campus, Crow said.
The arrest, which was prompted by an on-campus tip, was the result of students and police being proactive, Crow said.
He said campus police were alerted to Lee "acting out of sorts."
"People noticed that he was laughing too loud
he was just behaving out of normal," Crow said.
Los Rios Community College District officers became involved and, among other investigative routes, checked his Facebook page, where they found a photo of him brandishing a weapon.
Officers started following him on campus and eventually contacted Lee as he approached his car, Crow said.
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